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Journey timeFrom 5h 33m
Price$38.94 - $284.08
Distance493km (306 miles)
Departure stationLyon
Arrival stationLa Roche-sur-Yon
Changes1 change
Train and bus operators

Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon train times

Check out the next trains departing from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon for Tuesday 26th Nov 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:5113:236h 32m, 2 changes
10:3016:245h 54m, 1 change
11:0017:076h 07m, 2 changes
11:3417:556h 21m, 2 changes
13:3019:255h 55m, 2 changes
14:3020:576h 27m, 2 changes
15:3621:436h 07m, 1 change
16:3023:006h 30m, 1 change
17:0023:006h 00m, 2 changes
18:3006:5012h 20m, 1 change

TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF trains from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon

You can travel from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon on TGV, OUIGO, TER and SNCF trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoErmell, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

PhotoCramos, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

OUIGO is the low-cost, high-speed train service operated by the French national train company SNCF. Despite having only one class on board, OUIGO trains offer the same comfort as Second Class seats on TGV trains, although OUIGO tickets are only available to purchase online. To make your journey as smooth as possible, arrive at least 30 minutes before departure and bear in mind that there's an additional fee for bringing a suitcase with you, having a seat with power sockets and travelling with a stroller/buggy.

PhotoSmiley.toerist, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

TER (Transport Express Régional) trains are the regional service from SNCF that allow you to make trips to nearby towns and villages located within the same region. With 20 regions in France, TER trains are ideal for travelling to destinations not covered by high-speed services, although ticket prices vary between each region. TER trains have dedicated spaces for bicycles and allow animals on board. Not all TER trains include a First Class carriage.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon

Train tickets from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon start at €33.50 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €140.57.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price125.35
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price126.62
on the day
avg. single price140.57

Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon take?

The average journey time by train between Lyon and La Roche-sur-Yon is 7 hours and 36 minutes, with around 13 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Lyon and La Roche-sur-Yon by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon is 5 hours and 33 minutes.

How much does the train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon cost?

Train tickets from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon can start from as little as €33.50 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon?

No, there are no direct train services from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon. Travelling from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon leave?

The first train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon leaves at 06:30. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon leave?

The last train from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon leaves at 21:04. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Lyon and La Roche-sur-Yon by train?

Trains travelling from Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon cover a distance of around 493km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from La Roche-sur-Yon to Lyon.
*Average savings on fares booked prior to day of travel vs full price fares on day of travel in France. Subject to availability. Excludes coach. / Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lyon to La Roche-sur-Yon for a typical week day using timetable data for 26/11/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 01/04/2019 for travel on 03/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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